PARENT RESOURCES

Erie County, Pennsylvania

Erie County

An Erie County Resource Guide of Services & Supports

This directory lists the services, organizations and individuals that provide care for Erie County residents enrolled in Medical Assistance and/or eligible for Base Funded services.  These services are grouped into MENTAL HEALTH, DRUG & ALCOHOL, EARLY INTERVENTION, HOUSING, & INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY

Erie County

Erie County
Emergency Rental Assistance Program

For eligible participants, funding can pay for up to a total of 12 months’ rent and/or utilities. Rental arrears can be paid from March 13, 2020. No rental/utility arrears prior to March 13, 2020, are covered by these funds.

United Way

2-1-1 HELPLINE

Whether you need help finding childcare, food assistance, care for an aging parent or utility assistance, 211 is where to turn. Our trained resource navigators specialize in finding you the help you need, for any of life’s tough situations, from our comprehensive (and ever-growing) database of social services.

Safe Kids Worldwide

Parent’s Guide to Child Safety

From the moment we welcome a child into our lives, we know we’ll do anything to keep them safe and healthy. This guide has proven advice and top tips from safety experts to help families reduce risks, prevent injuries and keep kids safe at home, at play and on the road.

National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) 

Mental Health Resources for Children and Families

Having a child with a mental health condition can be a challenge, but there are ways to help make things easier.  Begin by taking notice of your children’s moods, behaviors and emotions. Early intervention is critical.

Erie County WIC

Women-Infants-Children (WIC)

WIC is the special nutritional program that provides: nutrition education and counseling, FREE nutritious foods and formula, breast-feeding support and counseling, immunization check-ups, referrals and recommendations for addressing family well-being concerns.

Early Connections

Children Do Come With Directions

Children Do Come With Directions: A Guide for Parents provides information about your child’s health, development, and safety and includes information on choosing quality childcare . It also provides basic information on community resources here in Erie County that are available to help support the needs of families with children .

Erie Together

Domestic Violence Alliance Directory

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Directory compiled by the Erie County Policy and Planning Family Team.   

Questions or comments contact: Jackie Spry  (814)824-3673 | jspry@mercyhurst.edu

Updated 10.14.20